March 27, 2015 - Global News
The new Ford Everest made its debut in Thailand. The SUV can carry up to seven passengers.
Tags: SUV, Ford, Thailand, Ford Everest
March 25, 2015 - Industry News
The recall covers nearly 213,000 2011-2013 model-year SUVs that may have an interior door handle problem.
Tags: Ford Explorer, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford Police Interceptor, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs
March 20, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun using a material known as Repreve that's derived from recycled plastic bottles to manufacture the cloth seats of the 2015 F-150 pickup and four other vehicles.
Tags: Recycling, Ford F-150, Ford, 2015-MY, Seats
Ford has reached a production milestone of 5 million EcoBoost engines with a Ford Focus equipped with the 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine built at the Michigan Assembly Plan in Wayne.
Tags: EcoBoost, Ford, Engines, Ford F-150, Turbocharging
March 17, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is renewing a partnership with Microsoft to expand its car connectivity services with a new cloud-based network called Microsoft Azure, after cutting ties last year with the software giant.
Tags: Microsoft, Ford SYNC, Connected Vehicle Technology, Ford, Infotainment Systems, Cloud-Based Technology
March 13, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun offering a heavy payload package with its 2015 F-150 pickup that increases the payload and towing capabilities for fleet and other commercial users.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Towing, Payload, Ford, 2015-MY
Ford has begun production of its 2015 F-150 pickup at the Kansas City Assembly Plant about four months after it began building aluminum-body trucks at its Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Assembly Plant, Full-Size Pickups
March 6, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun building two four-cylinder EcoBoost engines for four vehicles including the Edge mid-size SUV, Mustang, Explorer mid-size SUV, and Lincoln MKC compact SUV.
Tags: Ford, Engines, EcoBoost, Ford Edge
March 3, 2015 - Product News
Ford is taking its Telogis-powered factory telematics system to a global audience in a rebranding of the existing Crew Chief platform, Ford announced on the eve of NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Tags: Telogis, Ford, Analytics, Fleet Metrics, telematics, Information Technology
March 3, 2015 - Industry News
Ford's redesigned 2016 F-650 and F-750 trucks will offer a lower noise level than outgoing models mostly due to the redesigned turbo diesel engine, Ford announced on the eve of NTEA's Work Truck Show.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, 2016-MY, Ergonomics, Work Truck Show
February 26, 2015 - Industry News
Ford has begun production of its 2015 Edge mid-size SUV and will hire 400 additional workers at the plant near Toronto where it will be built.
Tags: Vehicle Production, Ford, Ford Edge, 2015-MY, Mid-Size SUVs
February 24, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is putting 8,000 of its workers through an intensive training program to ensure everyone knows how to work with the new materials, such as aluminum panels,in the 2015 F-150 full-size pickup at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Ford, Vehicle Manufacturing, Assembly Plant
The service replacement steering gears, at risk for breaking, might be installed on 2008-2010 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty diesel vehicles in North America.
Tags: Diesel Engines, 2009-MY, 2010-MY, Recalls, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, 2008-MY, Ford
February 20, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is providing additional details about the snow plow prep option that's now available with the 2015 F-150 pickup.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Snow Plow, 2015-MY
Ford has begun a driver-behavior study in partnership with Hewlett-Packard to gather data and better understand fleet driving habits as part of a global mobility initiative.
Tags: Hewlett-Packard, Ford, Big Data
February 18, 2015 - Industry News
John Casesa joins the Ford Motor Company after roles with Guggenheim Partners, Merrill Lynch, and General Motors.
Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, New Hire
February 11, 2015 - Industry News
In NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program, the vehicle scores five stars each in the frontal crash test, side crash test and rollover crash test.
Tags: Crash Tests, Ford Mustang, Ford, New Car Assessment Program, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Sports Cars
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Enhanced transitional stability technology, available on the 2015 model-year Focus, can help deliver better handling in highly dynamic driving maneuvers.
Tags: Active Safety Systems, Ford Focus, Electronic Stability Control, Collision Avoidance Technology, Ford, 2015-MY
February 6, 2015 - Global News
Ford has begun taking orders for its Transit Connect taxi, which has been purpose-built for Hong Kong, where taxis are a primary means of transportation for seven million residents and more than 54 million annual visitors.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Ford, Hong Kong, Taxi Fleets, Compact Vans
February 4, 2015 - Industry News
Led by Toyota, the industry coalition is reportedly in negotiations to hire former NHTSA head David Kelly to oversee an investigation into the air bag defects.
Tags: NHTSA, Air Bags, Takata, Honda, Toyota, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Nissan, Recalls
Ford is adding 1,550 jobs to four production facilities to meet the growing demand for the 2015 F-150 pickup, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Assembly Plant, Ford, Vehicle Production
February 3, 2015 - Industry News
Ford sold more vans in January than any other January since 2001 on the strength of its new 2015 Transit full-size van and redesigned Transit Connect compact van, Ford announced.
Tags: Ford, Retail Sales, Ford Transit, Ford Transit Connect, Full-Size Vans
February 2, 2015 - Industry News
Barrick Gold Corp. has begun acquiring Ford's aluminum-body 2015 F-150 pickup trucks for its Nevada gold mining operation. Barrick has placed an initial order for 35 leased pickups and plans to eventually add several hundred to its work truck fleet.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Mining, Ford, Barrick Gold
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
The action affects approximately 205,000 vehicles in the 2010-2013 model years.
Tags: Ford Taurus, Lincoln, Lincoln MKS, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, Mid-Size Sedans, Luxury Sedans
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,091 2014 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles because the safety belt fasteners may not have been tightened properly during assembly.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Vans
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